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as the gay panic defense, when a defendant, in a murder or assault case, claims he affected in a state of insanity because of homosexual panic. she introduced legislation that would prohibit defendants from using that strategy as a defense. >> very, very important that we make a qualification that justice is not served if we allow people to use a defense they were panicked and that is why they committed a murder. >> attorneys used the defense while defending four men accused of killing a transgender teen in 2004. attorneys claim the defense who were sexual enmit with her orphdisusessing she was -- after discovering she was not biologically female. >>> the snow pack is getting better but it is not good enough. today survey recorded water content at 24% of normal. that is the average combining all the survey stations. a month ago that number was 12% and at the start of the year 19%. it provides 1/3 of the state's water supply. >>> lawmakers approved a $687 million drought relief plan. it now heads to the governor's desk. the plan takes funds and bond money and redirects it to water conve
. and president obama prepares to unveil his new budget. with domestic spending increases, defense cuts and no entitle. reforms. >> his budget apparently will make no effort to address our debt and deficit. >> we'll sit down with leaders of the congressional budget committee. republican senator rob for theman and democratic congressman chris van hol en. plus, arizona governor jan brewer vetoes a bill that would protect religious freedom over gay rights. bu but other states may take up similar measures. and our power players of the week. they're making the please don't touch signs at mee seuseums a t of the past all right now on "fox news sunday." and hello from fox news in washington. we begin with a fast moving develop. in ukraine. president obama spoke with russian president putin and said the u.s. will suspend planning for the g-8 summit in sochi this summer. britain and france just joined the u.s. but putin got approval from the russian parliament to send troops into ukraine. and the russians have seized control of the crimean peninsula without firing a shot. ukraine's government sa
: after thieves e d her defense earlier this week, karen wall raven will battle the remainder of this remainer with a new sump pump. he received two, even three times more calls for service during storms like this one. >> sump pump is not working, everything backs up ask in people's basements and stores. >>reporter: within a 24 hour period, the north bay received more than inch of rain, which inundated highway 1 -- would not stop drivers, which forged more flooding across highway 1. >>reporter: in addition to sog ki carpets and water damage, drivers need this incentive to stay out of the no parking zone, the sign right here at the park and ride says no parking in marked areas or you will be cited. and the rains could bring more flooding to this low lying area, which i'm told floods quite often. live in mill valley, ktvu channel 2 news. >> just west of katie, a mud slide blocked highway 1. sent us these pictures, these is near the steep ra vin trail, along the coast. >> large rocks were blocking the northbound lanes, but it was cleared up. >> fire firefighters say their roof ga
lit up for four runs. although bad defense right there by hunter pence turns the hit into more than just a single. another run in. watch this. the opposite of bad defense. michael morris, first day of the cactus league and josh redick absolutely sensational to rob him of a home run. 10-5 the a's get the best of the san francisco giants. >> mean time the warriors on the road. second game of the big trip back east. in chicago. and it is not going their way. o'neal helps the warriors build up a brief lead in the 1st quarter. they were up 3 after one. a familiar name, mike dunleavy working the baseline. it is 56-45 come halftime. >> speaking of half-court, last night the nuggets' mascot. rocky. behind his back he throws that thing right in. i doubt if he won trip or a car. that is the sporting life for right now. finally tomorrow the sharks will be back -- [ talking at the same time ] >> love that attitude of the mascot. >> what do you expect. [ talking at the same time ] >> thank you. >>> coming up tonight at 10:00 p.m. live in the sierra, all the rain turning to snow up there, will it
police officers facing federal charges appear before a judge. what we learn about a possible defense they might present. so, we can measure, plan and install it for you. yea, let's do that! ikea. professional kitchen services at a low price. woah, this kitchen is beautiful! give him the tour. let me show you! soft-close drawers, farm sink! um... where's my room? we had to take just a little bit for the kitchen. because your kitchen dreams can be big. ikea has it all. >>> five san francisco police officers faced a judge after being charged with federal crimes. ranging from extortion to drug distribution. their attorney hinted at their potential defense argument if the case goes to trial. >> reporter: led by the head of the san francisco police officers association, officers edmond robles and yates left the court this morning. >> they're all hard working officers. they're dedicated to this department. they're dedicated to the citizens of this city. >> reporter: it's the offshoot of an investigation of a series of raids at hotel rooms by plain clothed officers. they were out there doi
of defense from flooding. >> actually, last year, we took on water in two of our storerooms, along the side, so the landlord came out and we did the sump pump. >>reporter: heavy rain and high tide, also created a soggy situation in mill valley this morning. crews had to smut down shoreline highway where it crosses under 101. a 24 hour period, the north bay received more than an inch of rain, which inundated highway 1. and more than foot of water would not stop drivers, which chose to forge the flooding across another section of highway 1. double, even triple the calls for plumbers. >> sump pump is not working, everything backs up. >>reporter: i also spoke with a roofing company today, they tell me during storms like this one, they can receive 15 to 20 calls for emergency service for roof leaks and those emergency calls, they could cost you 9 $50 for that repair. live in mill valley, katie, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> and if the rain didn't cause enough problems, ktvu has learned that thieves stole copper wires -- south bay. ktvu's john is live in san jose, where the result was flooding that c
, but they wouldn't say if they reveal any additional abuse. now, prosecutors and defense attorneys also declined to talk to us about the case today. krueger and warner will be back in court next month. live in the news room, eric rasmussen ktvu channel 2 news. >>> and our coverage continues on ktvu.com. you can read more about today's court hearing and the investigation right on our home page. >>> new at 6:00 shths a teenage girl left permanently paralyzed when she was hit by a stray bullet as she was watching tv inside her home. two months later, she poke with ktvu's rob ross about that night, about the moment she lost feelings in her leg and about how she is determine today walk again. >> i kind of didn't know instantly. >> through physical therapy and determination, she's able to move one leg this much. >> it's going to take time for me to build up walk around with the braces and walker. >> at the age of 19 years old, she's permanently paralyzed from the waist down, but she knows he could have been killed. >> i'm glad i'm paralyzed rather than not here at all because that's how i really do se
the people demonstrate a reason beyond self-defense to carry concealed handguns in public. county sheriffs across the state will be required to issue concealed permits without any discretion. >>> corruption charges that could send them to prison for years. as ktvu's david stevenson tells us this investigation began over three years ago. >> this is a serious matter of misconduct if i can ever recall in my time in the police force. as alleged. >> reporter: indicted are officer razack, officer raul elias of the department's south earn station. sergeant ferminger, robles and vargas of the mission station are also charged. the six participated in a series of raids at residential hotels caught on these surveillance tapes. >> corruption work is part of the work of the fbi. >>> jeff adachi pwrugt the tapes to light. >> they were going to the rooms without warrants. in some cases we believe they were stealing items. there was no accountability. >>> ahead of the police officers association today acknowledged the severity of the charges but claims, these are based on unreliable informant witnesses. t
, over defenseing like that. that is a great catch. >>> federal complaints against uc berkeley, the serious charges made by some former and current students. >>> the charges of some school, stay tuned. . >>> some uc berkeley students say they have been victims and filed a complaint. they say cal does not take sexual assaults seriously and they say they have heard many excuses. >> they said you don't have a case because there is nobody to corroborate what you are saying and oh, he is such a nice guy. >> the school was taking action even before it was filed. those included adding a staff member to help survivors as they are investigated. >>> and in marin county it has led to a flash of weapons. ammunition was seized from people prohibit he had by law and they are the subject of a rescraping order or termed mentally unstable. they made couldn't be tact with 29 people during last week's operation including a novato man with a history of mental illness. >> we learned he had been released from a mental facility and with that he was cooperative with us and we found numerous weapons. >
's daughter has come to his defense on facebook. anybody who disagrees with the way dad conducted himself, can go "f" himself, racism should not be tolerated under any circumstances. we reached out to sears canada and we wrote back, we concluded the majority of our investigation and have terminated the employee involved in the incident so sears obviously wanted to take quick action in this incident. >> that's racist discrimination. >>> a fireman in ireland is being nominated for a bravery award and you are about to see why in this video from the river shannon. this is in limerick ireland. there's a woman in this water and you can see the water's moving pretty swiftly and she's drowning. there are many rescue crews on the scene. up in the sky is a helicopter and they've got a guy on a line trying to get this woman. they have people on boats and the bridge and all sorts of different rescue attempts not working. guy being dangled from the helicopter, he can't get to her. once you get closer to the bridge you start to notice this boat coming out to rescue her. but don't watch the boat, watch the b
. that's being described as a gas pistol. basically some sort of self-defense weapon that shoots a chemical or some sort of tear gas. he then puts it right back into his pocket like nothing happens. police right next to him don't realize that he just pulled the trigger on that weapon. looks like he's about to go about his business when another guard nearby begins to approach. then -- >> whoa. >> guy winds up on his butt other people come to help and they quick lly wrestle the guy d take the pistol away. one 50-year-old was taken to the hospital with chemical burns to eyes. so the guy did hit his target. >>> you can always depend on dad to take care of business and to have a tool for the job. in this case little zach insisted that dad pull his tooth! >> ahh. >> okay. i can see what i did wrong. >> he was very upset because the other kids in his class had started losing his teeth and he hadn't. >> and the dude is probably trying to get a couple bucks. >> the tooth fairy brings lots of money now. dad comes in with a set of pliers. >> he's going ghetto dentist. >> needle-nose pliers,
, and the cactus league underway. see the a's, get very defensive as they take on the giants. sports part 2 next. >>> not really the kind of performance from the stanford men that would lead you to believe they'll be reaching for any higher heights once the tournament hits. another dose of uninspired play down at asu. randall had 17. however, asu relies on carson. that's a good idea. 26 points, and shooting 8 of 11 from the floor to do it. 76-64 asu winning it. >>> it is just the first exhibition game of the cactus league, but one team looked ready for it, and that would be the a's. playing some late season form defense. look at josh redick. won the golden glove a couple of years ago, robbing michael morse. 10-5, your final. it's going to get a whole lot better than that for the giants. but for the a's, the just another day for them. >> redick makes that look so easy, doesn't he? >>> thank you for choosing ktvu, channel 2 news. >> tune into the ktvu morning news before you head out tomorrow for the latest on the wet and windy weather. they're here from 4:30 until 9:00. follow us anytime on twitt
foundation to start a revolution, when he was pulled over for speeding in july of 2010. williams defense attorney says he fired at officers in self- defense after officers shot him first. wipes was shot four times dure -- williams was shot four times during the gun battle. >>> $500 million in unpaid taxes. eight bay area companies are on the list. the top three that owe the most are university floor covering. and a and a also owe's about $900,000 in unpaid taxes. >>> a warning about whales. the national oceanic and atmospheric administration says whales may venture into the san francisco bay. they want boaters to watch out, saying if a mother and calf are separate, the younger whale could die due to separation. >>> this video shows a blue whale lifting and flapping its fluke. it appears as if the orca bit the blue whale. the blue whale swam away. blues are the largest creatures on earth. we posted the full video on ktvu.com. >>> california may have a reputation as a state full of yoga practicing, health conscious. but the most fit state is montana. nevada is third. california comes in a
. ukraine called off the troops. >> reporter: ukraine's defense council said his country does not have the military to fend off russia. >> this is an aggression. even aggression is a threat of war. >> russia thought this brazen act of aggression. >> reporter: but no one is offering military support to ukraine. the u.s. is emphasizing diploma cy and sanctions. this afternoon, john kerry announced he will go to kiev. >> i believe russia will set its stage to try to present a different face on. in moscow a group of prokers prokers -- protesters showed support. president obama today spoke with his counter parts in great britain, poland and germany. the white house said all four leaders expressed grave concern about the invasion. and tonight the group of seven nations suspended its participation in the upcoming economic summit in sochi. >>> coming up at 10:30, heartfelt protests and prayers. what people here with roots in ukraine have to say about the crisis there. >>> new at 10:00 tonight, thieves hit a san francisco based animal rescue organization this weekend taking off with a vehicle f
's navy commander swore allegiance to russia and ukraine's defense minister said his country lacks the military power to resist russia. in the capital of kiev, the government mobilized troops. tonight, and international outcry, including nato, united nations and the united states is demanding that russia back down. that unrest is being felt here in the bay area inside of church services and outside on the streets of san francisco as ukrainian americans speak out about the trouble taking place in their homeland. >> >> no noel has more. >> >> stakes are very high. some say they believe that russia's latest military move is bringing the two countries closer to war voices were loud the signs direct, the more people know about this, the more they will do something againstputen -- >> ukrainians and supporters staged a protest outside of the russian conso late in the pacific heights neighborhood. >> the first time i'm actually participating in anything that hamas to do with politics. >> reporter: anna said her heart is broking over what is happening to her country and its relationship wit
of responsibility and knowledge about when to cross, how to cross, be defensive when you cross. >> it will be implemented at two schools in the coming weeks. >>> if you want a bachelor's degree, complete college isn't enough. ktvu's janine de la vega looks at why they are looking at offering four year degrees. >> reporter: students showed up this morning, a small sacrifice to rally for something they believe in. >> we can raise awareness about the issue. >> reporter: these students are heading to sacramento to show their support for a proposal that allows community colleges to offer four year degrees. california needs to produce 1 million more bachelor's degrees to remayor compet -- remain competitive. students are participating in the rally as the march in march event where they urge lawmakers to support higher education. being able to get a bachelor's degree at a community college would allow them to save money. >> college is extremely expensive so if we open the doors we could open doors to more educational back grounds. >> reporter: if approved it would be a pilot program,
to kaylee slusher. >> both prosecutors and defense attorneys declined to comment today, as well. sara krueger and ryan warner will be back in court next month. ktvu channel 2 news. >>> we've been digging for information on this story ever since it first broke, and we've posted much of our work on our web site ktvu.com. you can also read the criminal complaint there in its entirety. >>> everyone's storm watch tonight. we'll start with a live look outside. it is cloudy over the bay tonight. this is from our camera? emeryville look out toward the city. the transition to cooler weather has begun and a storm is brewing off the california coast. our chief meteorologist bill martin is tracking that storm and has the timing on when the rain is expected to start. bill. >> that's right, gasia. we need the rain. this is a good storm coming in. actually, it's more than one storm. it's a couple. here's no. 1 sitting right here. that shows up tomorrow. here's no. 2 sitting out behind it. that shows up on friday. we're coming a little closer. you can see the clouds thickening up. if i pull up the ra
drug dealing, theft, and civil rights violations. >> the berkeley defense attorney who represented yousif bay in the murder of chauncey bailey must surrender her license for two years. brown smuggled documents without permission after a visit from bay in 2010. the documents included a greeting card and list of witnesses testified against bay at the murder trial. brown initially denied the crime, she later removed herself from the case and ultimately confessed. >> new information tonight about a badly burned body found outside an oakland apartment building. this is the same complex where another body was found less than a month ago. ali is live where she has been working to try to find out if those two deaths are connected. ali. >> reporter: oakland police say they are looking into whether these two cases are connected, but they are not telling us much more than that. today the alameda county coroner's office identified the man found burned as richard fang of oakland and his cause of death was from extensive thermal burns. from the fire scene taped to the black burn mark on the wal
knowledge about when to cross, where to cross, how to cross, being defensive when you cross. it's good life skiles. that's what we're -- skills. that's what we're about, teaching life skills. >> reporter: we're reported on many pedestrian accidents and fatalities. many in your district. how will the program reduce the numbers? >> i think this a small piece of the puzzle. i'm starting to bring consciousness in the very young. not only will these crossing guards be influenced but the other students will see them and start to think why are they here? maybe i should be careful when i cross and drivers combined will think why are they here? it has a cascading effect for me and also my feeling is that if you start them young, their consciousness about pedestrian safety will stick with them forever. >> reporter: you want to expand this to other schools. what are we looking at in terms of the district and the city? >> i was hoping to have several pilot programs in district 7, my district. and there are two other schools lined up to get started and then the idea would be if it's successful -- and i
of sexual assaults in the military. the department of defense estimates the 26,000 servicemen and women were sexually assaulted in 2012. in previous hearings, witnesses described a culture in the military that discourages victims of sexual assault from reporting it. >>> a new army study is giving women a taste of combat. the chief of staff says this will put to rest any doubts about women serving in combat. the study is being down at fort stewart in south georgia. it replaces pushups with physical tasks performed on the job. that includes carrying a wounded solar to safety or lifting a 65-pound missile. scientists will measure heart rates and oxygen to determine who is fit enough for the front lines. >>> while it's a rainy day for us here in the bay area, it's expected to be 78 degrees in scottsdale, arizona today. that's where the giants and the as will open spring training exhibition games against each other. yesterday, bruce bochy named madison bum gardner the starter. bob melvin still has not named his starter. but the pitching schedule would put jarrett parker in line to pitch opening d
to afghanistan after that proposed attack to help train taliban fighters. defense lawyers argue llaneza suffers from mental illness. >>> we have new information about one of the men who pled guilty to beating bryan stow. a judge ordered marvin norwood to remain in custody on an unrelated weapons case until his trial begins. the judge called him a flight risk and danger to society. last week, he was sentenced to four years in prison for beating stow outside of dodger stadium in 2011. his codefendant, louie sanchez, has five years left in his eight-year sentence. >>> brian stow was among those attending the memorial in santa cruz honoring two fallen police officers. stow was a paramedic from the santa cruz area. and he was among the large crowd that came out in a rain storm to honor butch baker and detective elizabeth butler. exactly one year after they were killed in the line of duty. colleagues of the fallen officers say they are touched by the large turnout. >> i really feel like the community is saying we're still here with you. we're in this together and we won't forget the sacrifices of the
security and defense. >>> 7:57. well, b.a.r.t.'s board president is not getting much support yet in his fight to urge state lawmakers to ban future transit strikes. president joel keller introduced the advisory measure during the board meeting last night in response to two strikes last year. but several bart directors, labor leaders and workers strongly oppose the ballot measure. they say banning strikes could only increase the often hostile relationship between b.a.r.t. and its unions. the board must act by june if that measure will be on the november ballot. >>> delays on the roads, rails and the skies, all thanks to the rain and wind. urban and small stream flood advisories. our stormwatch team continues. >> reporter: we're live at the west oakland b.a.r.t. station where riders are unhappy after some systemwide delays. we'll tell what you is causing the glitch. >>> we're still looking at extended drive times all over the bay area because of the wet roads, including here in oakland. we'll tell you where the slowest traffic is. >>> some areas are calming down a little bit. might be a f
and the defense he is likely to present. >>> out the doors, the showers are still falling. coming up, how long we will be in the wet pattern. ♪ [ man ] yo buzz! drop that beat! remix! ♪ hey! must be the honey! ♪ ♪ ♪ you got that medley crunch ♪ go! go! buzz! ♪ go! go! go! buzz! ♪ hey! must be the honey! ♪ ♪ clusters, flakes ♪ that medley crunch, crunch! ♪ clusters, flakes ♪ that medley crunch, crunch! go! ♪ ♪ ♪ hey! must be the honey! ♪ ♪ you got that medley crunch ♪ go get that medley crunch! . >>> murder trial of oscar pistorius begins tomorrow. he is accused of shooting and killing his model girlfriend on valentine's day of last year. he mistook her for a burglar. they say they had some type of fight and hid in the bathroom. he shot four shots through the door killing her. >>> the prosecutor in the oj trial said she doesn't believe him. >> if you heard sounds in the bathroom. what dos but say, money, did you hear that. you say that before you fire shots. >>> he faces the charge of premeditated murder. he is awaiting bond at his uncle's mansion. he will hav
to hearing screams and gunshots. yesterday, his wife testified to hearing the same thing. defense attorneys say the couple discussed what they were going to say in court and that their testimony is not credible. pistorius is accused of killing his girlfriend. he said she thought she was an intruder. >>> the u.s. navy's newest ship is paying tribute to the men and women who lost their lives on flight 3 on 9/11. it will be fully commissioned on saturday in philadelphia. it carries a sign that says let's roll. that phrase was used by the brave passengers as they stormed the cockpit to stop the hijackers who had taken over flight 93. that plane did crash into a field in somerset county, pennsylvania which is how the navy ship was given its name now, one of the passengers on flight 93 was mark bingham from los gatos. a new documentary called the rugby player chronicles his life and career. it will be shown in san jose tomorrow and saturday. it's part of the film festival. that film festival runs for the sex two -- next two weeks. >>> a san jose world war ii vet has become an internet sensation.
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